Category archives: Foreign

  • Life is Fare

  • Playing at the Emporium SF in conjunction with HUSHconcerts and catered. 616 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117 Life is Fare Life is Fare is a Tigrinya / English feature film exploring three wildly different perspectives on the East African nation of Eritrea. The film’s premise follows Sephora, an idealistic young Eritrean American pitching a well meaning but ludicrous film idea to he[...]
  • Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

  • Story is about a young African American man living his day to day life in the heart of South Central Los Angeles. Not only is he having trouble finding a job to support his girlfriend but he has trouble with gang-members, store clerks and boys in blue. In a strong effort to bring awareness to how much peace he wants for everyone, each situation gets worse and worse until he takes the ultimate [...]
  • Bitches Love Brunch

  • 4 girls, 1 brunch date, 0 dollars. When all seems lost in love and the job market, Chantelle and her three friends show each other how to get by. SYNOPSIS Chantelle is meeting her three friends who she has promised to buy brunch… except she’s broke. Understandably unimpressed with the makeshift meal that becomes breakfast, her besties turn their let down into a catch-up on life’s highs and[...]
  • Class 15

  • A cordial parents evening at a secondary school descends into accusations and chaos when a teacher finally meets the mother of his difficult student. Starring Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Anthony Houghton, Sophia Hall and Neil Reidman. Writer / Director: Dean Leon Anderson Producer: Shereen Billings, Dean Leon Anderson Executive Producer: Marc Boothe DOP: Yana Rits-Cairns, Davey Gilder [...]
  • Bluey

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM Bluey (short, 14m) by Darlene Johnson – [BUY TICKET] Bluey, an angry young woman trapped in a life of violence, meets a mystery mentor who could change everything. Bluey is a story of courage, heart and the fight for survival.
  • We Love Moses

  • We Love Moses (short, 15min) by Dionne Edwards – When Ella was twelve, she had her first fight. And when she was twelve, she discovered sex. Now eighteen, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her older brother Michael’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.
  • Lost Boy

  • Lost Boy by Aisha Porter-Christie SAT | YOSHI’S | 12PM-2PM A 12 year old Jamaican runaway sneaks back into to his home town for what he assumes will be a routine visit with his best friend. Things don't quite go according to plan... Director Biography Aisha Porter-Christie spent her childhood in rural Jamaica – drawing stick figure comics and decapita[...]
  • Circus Without Borders

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 1pm Circus Without Borders (70m, U S A)  dir. by Susan Gray CIRCUS WITHOUT BORDERS is an enlightening tale of two circus troupes from opposite ends of the globe who converge to realize a common dream. Using circus arts as a means of self-expression and cultural exchange, the two circuses -- Artcirq in the Canadian Arctic and Kalabante in West Afr[...]
  • Shortage of Children

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:45pm Marie-Hélène Roux, writer/director Winter 1963…Two children, Camelien (10) and Lenais (5), from the Reunion Island are taken away from their mother to help in the resettlement policy of the French government. Instead of going to school and receiving an education, Camelien is going to serve as labor in an isolated farm. Director:[...]